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df showing 28G of total space, du showing size of '/' as 400+ G

I constantly get the unable to write to * error, even though I cleaned up a bunch of space. df thinks my disk is 28G in size and 100% full after I deleted a lot of unused files: $ df -h Filesystem ...
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Near 100% disk usage, df and du show very different results, lsof not the answer

The issue is that my CentOS 5.8 machine is telling me that I am nearly out of disk space when I am pretty confident this is not the case. I've done a fair amount of researching on this issue and have ...
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inconsistency between du -sh and df -h

I know this is a common occurrence when the result of du -sh is smaller than that returned by the file system with df -h. (Because some files are still open in processes etc..) But in my case I have ...
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2answers
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Next-gen filesystems: disk space usage log?

From time to time I run into problems when server hard disks (Linux) fill up quickly with lots of small files. When this happens I have to try to figure out how much space is being taken up and where ...
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df -h disk usage of empty disk shows 188M usage ?!

I have an empty disk mounted as /data The df -h shows me that 188M are used while a du -h shows me 4,0K. root@marc:~# du -h --max-depth=1 /data 4,0K /data root@marc:~# df -h Sys. de fichiers ...
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Different output by df and du [duplicate]

I have an old RHEL 5.5 Box, When I fire df -kh I see that /var is of 49 GB with 100 % usage. But then I go inside the /var cd /var and I fire du -kh I see that only total 300 MBs are used. I ...
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380 views

Ubuntu server: hard drive always full

I have a 50GB vps when I run df I get Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 49982172 46580100 863064 99% / none 507212 ...
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1answer
94 views

Inconsistency between “du -sh” and “df -h” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: du vs. df difference I am running a server with Debian stable. If I call: df -h this is the result I get: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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1answer
156 views

I can't find the ghosts taking up space on my hard drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what is using up all the space on my / partition? No Free disk space $df -h returns /dev/sda1 16G 16G 0 100% / tmpfs ...
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1answer
68 views

Folder's taking up way more than it should

My server is chugging along with a 5GB drive, and unfortunately, it's 100% full. Going to delete some files, I notice that my Dropbox's taking up way more than it should. du -hs * returns: ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu “No space left on device” for /home, df shows 100% full, ds shows much, much less [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux different size for df and du for root partition On an Ubuntu 12.04 server, normal users can no longer create or add to files in /home, encountering a "No space ...
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1answer
3k views

Disk space usage doesn't add up with df & du

I'm trying to free up some disk space - if I do a df -h, I have a filesystem called /dev/mapper/vg00-var which says its 4G, 3.8G used, 205M left. That corresponds to my /var directory. If I descend ...
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1answer
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Server was ok for space on /, ran du -s, now server is at 100% usage on /

Our server running RHEL 4 apparently ran out of space today. It was working fine and I decided to run a du -s on an unused directory of files to see how much space we would free deleting it. Upon ...
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du vs. df difference

I have a fileserver where df reports 94% of / full. But according to du, much less is used: # df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 270G 240G 17G ...